President Alberto Fernandez start a new international tour with his trip to the Dominican Republic to participate in the XXVIII Ibero-American Summit this Friday and tomorrow Saturday in Santo Domingo.
Sources from the Casa Rosada confirmed that the president would extend his stay abroad for a few more days, since he is expected to go to the United States from the Dominican Republic, waiting for the long-awaited bilateral meeting with his American counterpart, Joe Bidenin the Oval Office of the White House.
The entourage accompanying the President is made up of First Lady Fabiola Yáñez, Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero, Spokesperson Gabriela Cerruti and the Secretary General of the Presidency, Julio Vitobello.
To inaugurate his official agenda, the president will participate in the Opening Ceremony of the XXVIII Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Ibero-American Conference, agreed between 8:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m., whose event will be held in Fortaleza Santo Domingo. Subsequently, Fernández will attend the official dinner offered by the Dominican President, Luís Abinader, which will take place between 9:30 p.m. and 11 p.m. at Casa de Bastidas.
Finally, Fernández will close his stay in the Dominican Republic by participating in the forum of Progressive Governments “For a sustainable and resilient social agenda in Ibero-America” at the invitation of Pedro Sánche, in his capacity as President of the Socialist International.
The Summit will be attended by the highest authorities of the 22 nations that comprise it: Andorra; Argentina; Bolivia; Brazil; Colombia; Costa Rica; Cuba; Chili; Dominican Republic; Ecuador; The Savior; Spain; Guatemala; Honduras; Mexico; Nicaragua; Panama; Paraguayan; Peru; Portugal; Uruguay and Venezuela.
Within this framework, President Alberto Fernández will remark that the international financial architecture must be debated and adapted to the effects produced by climate change. An example of this is the serious drought that affected our country and, in particular, planting, cultivation and livestock.
After his stay in Central America, Alberto Fernández will fly to New York on Sunday and will remain there until Monday. As NA learned, on Tuesday he will travel to Washington, where he is expected to meet with his American counterpart, Joe Biden, at the White House.
As NA learned, it is expected that the Minister of Economy, Sergio Massajoin the delegation that is awaiting the officialization of the White House.